Trial Participation in Older Adults: Lessons Learned from

Sponsored by the Great Plains IDeA-CTR

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https://unmc.zoom.us/j/4025522260 

Aminah Jatoi, MD, is a Professor of Oncology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, where she primarily cares for patients with gastrointestinal and gynecological malignancies. Her research focuses on supportive care issues in cancer patients.

Discussion points:

1) Weight loss is common in patients with advanced cancer.

2) This weight loss appears to predispose patients to extensive morbidity, particularly among older patients.

3) To date, efforts to reverse this weight loss and prevent this morbidity have been limited.

Thursday, November 14 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Eppley Science Hall, 3010
4220 Dewey Ave, Omaha, NE 68105

Event Type

Research

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Faculty and Staff

College/Department

Research Interest Groups, Clinical Translational Research (CTR), IDeA-CTR

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